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Ho, Ho, Ho! Santa Claus is Coming to the City’s Eastside Shelter

Bringing holiday spirt to shelter pets


This event has already happened.
Dec 22, 2023
10:30 AM - 03:00 PM


Eastside Shelter
8920 Lomas Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112


You better watch out, your better not cry, you better not pout, ‘cause Santa Claus is coming to the Animal Welfare Department (AWD) Eastside Shelter on Friday, December 22rd from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Capture memories with your child and/or devoted pet by taking a Free photo with Santa. Everyone is welcome.

On that day, Santa Claus is bringing cheer by handing out treats and comfort gifts to our homeless pets.

Meet your matches! Our counselors can share insights about the pet you’re interested in to help you make the perfect match. Adoption fee is waived. Each adoption will include spay or neuter, a microchip, required vaccinations, and one free initial vet visit. For dogs, you will receive one free dog training class.                    


City of Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department


Take a free photo with Santa Claus


Friday, December 22 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Eastside Shelter, 8920 Lomas NE


Happy Holidays from all of us at AWD – including our shelter pets.

Ho, Ho, Ho! Santa Claus is Coming to the City’s Eastside Shelter

Albuquerque Animal Welfare reminds you to always spay or neuter your pets.


Desiree Cawley
Dial 311 (505-768-2000)